Finance Manager

Job Description

 Are you an experienced Finance Manager looking to for a truly exciting and challenging new career opportunity?

 Would you like to be part of a leading space organisation and their future growth plans?

 As hands on Finance Manager your role will span all areas of Finance and provide excellent business-wide exposure and experience. Your responsibilities will include

  • Reporting, forecasting & budgeting
  • Project forecasting, accounting and reporting
  • Bids and grants
  • Finance Operations
  • Preparation of data for annual audits and assisting auditors with queries – Group & UK
  • Ensuring transactions are reported correctly in line with UK GAAP and adopted policies
  • Liaise with external accountant to provide information for the annual Corporation Tax return and R&D claim.
  • Liaise with external financial accountant to complete any company secretarial duties re filings with Companies House
  • Ad hoc analysis and improvements to regular reporting as required by the business


To be considered for the role of Finance Manager you will need to:

  • Have professional qualification – CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Have previous experience in a similar role
  • Have previous experience in project accounting
  • Have experience creating financial statements, accounts, and reports
  • Have experience with general ledger functions and the month / year end financial processes
  • Hands-on team player with a “can-do” approach
  • Have exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills with a good eye for detail
  • Have ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Be able to embrace change and comfortable to challenge the business in a productive and collaborative way
  • Good working knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Ideally have experience with payroll and bids


Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.